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19 Cards in this Set

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absolve
to clear from blame, guilt, or responsibility
caricature
a representation in which features are deliberatly exaggerated
clangor
a loud ringing sound
contiguous
side by side, touching, near
cupidity
an eager desire for something; greed
deleterious
harmful, injurious
enhance
to raise to a higher degree
enthrall
to captivate, charm, hold spellbound, to enslave, to imprison
extenuate
to lessen teh seriousness or magnitude of an offense by making partial excuses
implicit
sharp, keen, penetrating
ostentatious
marked by conspicuous or pretentious display
paragon
a model of excellence or perfection
paraphrase
to restate in other words
politic
prudent, shrewdly conceived and developed, artful, expedient.
prosaic
dull, lacking in distinction and originality, matter-of-fact, straightforward, characteristic of prose, not poetic
redundant
extra, excess, more than is needed, wordy, repetitive, profuse, lush
sanctimonious
making a show of virtue or righteousness, holier-than-thou
scintillating
sparkling, twinkling, exceptionally bright
winsome
charming, attractive, pleasing